Around midmorn on Whitsun, June 8th of 1783, in clear and calm weather,a black haze of sand appeared to the north of the mountains nearest the farms of the Siða area.
Bernie Bell: Orkney Walks (with stories) – Eynhallow ….to Canada
There’s a small island called Eynhallow, across from Aikerness Beach and the Broch of Gurness, in Evie.
Stuart Hill: SHetland, ORkney Sovereignty
“The fisheries will come off the Brexit negotiating table because they are not the UK’s to bargain with”
As this is mental health awareness week I have chosen Please Hear What I’m Not Saying by Charles C Finn, September 1966.
Maree Todd MSP: Challenges & Change Ahead for Orkney
This is going to be a whirlwind campaign, but there already appears to be an appetite for change in the islands.
The Royal Oak Memorial Garden, Kirkwall
It is when you see the photographs and the personal messages that the horror and death that occurred in the early hours of that Autumn day really hit home.
Helen’s Home Cooking
Home made Bolognese is a healthier and cheaper option that jars of Ragu sauce as you are in control of the salt and sugar content.
Sgathaich: The Legend of Zelda
The original Zelda game came out for the NES in 1986 and was an early user of a saved file so you didn’t have to complete the game all in one go.
Åland Islands: Self Governing Islands
Like many self governing islands The Åland Islands have a special relationship within the EU having agreed to membership after 2 referendums.
Robina Barton: ‘Why I Continue to Stand for the Labour Party’
“The SNP vision of an Independent Scotland seems incredibly small to me. 6 million people out of 60.”